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Confederate statues, flags and other symbols abound around the country
There are reportedly more than 1,500 Confederate place names and other symbols in public spaces throughout the U.S.
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Confederate general J.E.B. Stewart on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va.

(AP Photo/Steve Helber)

The statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee that stands in the middle of a traffic circle on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va.

(AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Confederate president Jefferson Davis on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va.

(AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that stands in the middle of a traffic circle on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va.

(AP Photo/Steve Helber)

State Police guard Lee Park after a demonstration was declared illegal and the park was cleared in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017

(AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Workers prepare to take down the statue of former Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, which stands over 100 feet tall, in Lee Circle in New Orleans.

(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

A statue depicting a Confederate soldier in Piedmont Park in Atlanta, GA., is vandalized with spray paint Monday, Aug. 14, 2017.

(AP Photo/David Goldman)

A monument to Arizona Confederate soldiers, presented by the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1961.

(AP Photo/Angie Wang)

A statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee sits in Emancipation Park, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va.

(AP Photo/Julia Rendlema)

Jefferson Davis statue, one of three remaining confederate statues to be removed, is pictured in New Orleans Louisiana, U.S., April 24, 2017.

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A statue of a Confederate soldier stands high above the crowd during a dedication ceremony in Brandenburg, Kentucky.

(REUTERS/Bryan Woolston )

A man dressed in the uniform of a Confederate soldier stands in front of the monument in Brandenburg, Kentucky, U.S. May 29, 2017.

(REUTERS/Bryan Woolston )

A memorial to Confederate soldiers stands on the banks of the Ohio River in Brandenburg, Kentucky, U.S. May 29, 2017.

(REUTERS/Bryan Woolston )

Confederate statues, flags and other symbols abound around the country

There are reportedly more than 1,500 Confederate place names and other symbols in public spaces throughout the U.S.

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